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Michèle Bernstein, the Situationists and May 68

The situationists have designated as the primary terrains of creativity in the future experiments in behavior and the construction of complete settings, moments of life freely created. Since the definition of experimentation of this type is only the other side … Continue reading

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The Syrian Cantina in Montreuil: Organizing in Exile

From the CrimethInc. collective (15/03/2022) … How Refugees Can Continue Revolutionary Struggle in Foreign Lands Eleven years ago, on March 15, 2011, protests broke out in Syria against the regime of Bashar al-Assad. Over the following years, a revolution took … Continue reading

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Fascism as the “reconquest”: Éric Zemmour’s political crusade

A breath of African air sweeps them [the Visigoths] from the Peninsula (…) I will be told that, despite this, we knew how to complete our glorious eight centuries of Reconquest. And to this I naively reply that I do … Continue reading

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The “forgotten fight” for prison abolition in France

I am often asked — What reforms of prison I should propose; but now, as twenty-five years ago, I really do not see how prisons could be reformed. They must be pulled down. Peter Kropotkin, Prisons: Universities of Crime There … Continue reading

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This is What Energy Transition Looks Like

Reflections on the struggle against the need for energy and its production under capital, reflections on the illusions of “renewable or green energy sources”, reflections on the ZAD as a model of resistance-creation, … remembering the Amassada ZAD … This … Continue reading

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France: Politics as the construction of a security state

A proposed law that extends the powers of municipal police (e.g., permitting them to participate in the control of public demonstrations, intervene to control infractions in public space), private security services (e.g., they may be allowed to participate in public … Continue reading

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For Maurice Rajsfus

On dit que les révolutionnaires ne meurent jamais. Simplement, vers la fin, ils commencent à avoir mal aux genoux. Maurice Rajsfus The police have always been the essential element of a politics of rejection and exclusion, which hides economic and … Continue reading

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Freedom for Farida

From the CrimethInc. Collective (22/06/2020)… Police and COVID-19: Two of a Kind: Why One Nurse Risked Her Life to Fight the Virus and the Police We stand in solidarity with Farida C., a 50-year-old nurse at the hospital Paul-Brousse de … Continue reading

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France: Who is afraid of a general strike?

The strangely intermittent general strike in opposition to proposed pension reforms in france is neither “general”, nor truly a “strike”. If the movement is soon to enter its third month, with another day of protest scheduled for today (Paris-luttes.info), the … Continue reading

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The yellow vests’ rebellion and beyond

The yellow vests insurrection revealed the central role of the State in assuring the reproduction of capitalist social relations, a role which as central, is also fragile, sustained only by its increasing militarisation against those whom capital increasingly discards. From … Continue reading

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